Incident at St. John's NF

Summary

1999-12-16: KNX8073 FA20 DEPARTING ST. JOHN'S FOR MONCTON ADVISED OF PRESSURIZATION PROBLEMS AND REQUESTED TO RETURN TO ST. JOHN'S. NO EMERGENCY.AIRCRAFT LANDED RNWY 34 SAFELY AT 2137Z. NOTE THIS AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED SAME PROBLEM ON 2 OTHER OCCASIONS. TSB CASE CLOSED WITH MORE TO FOLLOW. Update: This aircraft was involved in 3 events relating to pressurization problems. One event was believed to be caused by a stuck Ground/Flight Switch.The other events were traced to a stuck Rotary Actuator in the Air supply system. The aircraft was returned to service under the provisions of the Minimum Equipment list until part availability. December 13/99 The aircraft departed St. John's and experienced another Pressurization problem. Maintenance discovered that the replacement Rotary Actuator installed earlier that day was positioned incorrectly. The valve was repositioned and the aircraft returned to service. TSB file #A99A0164.

Details


CADORS Number 1999A0693
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-12-14 - 21:26
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, St. John's NF
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GKHA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner 2734141 CANADA INC(KNIGHTHAWK AIR EXPRESS)
Operator 2734141 CANADA INC. (6521) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DASSAULT
DASSAULT
Model MYSTERE FALCON 20
Year Built 1965
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number KNX7073
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Decompression/pressurization

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